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RE: standard key mappings

From: Harry Woodrow <harrry@email.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2002 06:52:34 +0800
To: "'Jim Ley'" <jim@jibbering.com>, "'W3c-Wai-Ig'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <!~!AAAAAM/kCskH0LNMpRpZxNuAYzhEIyUA@email.com>
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/dnacc/html/
ATG_KeyboardShortcuts.asp
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/?url=/library/en-us/dnacc/html/ATG_Keyboar
dShortcuts.asp?frame=true

would be a good place to start to get at least a pseudo standard for Access
Keys.

The answer to why it has taken 50 years is probably going to be demonstrated
by a post I expect in a few minutes saying....but I never use Windows only
Lynx:)))))).


Harry Woodrow

-----Original Message-----
From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org] On Behalf
Of Jim Ley
Sent: Monday, 29 July 2002 11:50 PM
To: W3c-Wai-Ig
Subject: Re: standard key mappings



"Charles McCathieNevile" <charles@w3.org>
> The basic problem is that the user base won't insist on a single
standard.
> That's not actualy unreasonable - the world is a big place, and
different
> people want different things.

And have different abilities with a keyboard,  copy from clipboard works
with shift+insert and ctrl+v - the second of these is I find tricky to use -
but I can't imagine anyone would suggest to all the other windows users
should stop using the alternative their used to in favour of one they
probably don't even realise works.

Jim.

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